HAMMARSTROM ARTHUR F JR
Name: LTC Arthur F. Hammarstrom, Jr.
Status: Killed In Action from an incident on 07/24/1965 while performing the duty of Pilot.
Age at death: 43.7
Date of Birth: 11/20/1921
Home City: Detroit, MI
Service: AT branch of the reserve component of the U.S. Army.
Unit: USARV FLT DET
Major organization: USARV
Service: AT branch of the U.S. Army.
The Wall location: 02E-043
Short Summary: Heart attack in Saigon. Flew in WWII - shot down in Germany & lost observer. Flew helicopters in Korea.
Service number: O1182374
Country: South Vietnam
Primary cause: Heart Attack
Started Tour: 12/15/1964
"Official" listing: ground casualty
Length of service: 22
Location: Unknown Province
Reason: heart attack
Casualty type: Non-hostile - died illness or injuries
married male U.S. citizen
Religion: Episcopal (Anglican)
Burial information: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, VA
The following information secondary, but may help in explaining this incident.
Category of casualty as defined by the Army: non-battle dead Category of personnel: active duty Army Military class: officer
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